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Ten-Day Interval Tortoise
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A Simple Way to Go Faster Than Light That Does Not Work Tortoise
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A military police officer patrols at the scene of a murder in Juarez, Mexico, in March. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico's Drug Cartels Use Force To Silence Media

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Pepita Calexico
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Close Behind Calexico
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Lisa Albert Hammond, Jr.
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Lynda Erkiletian (from left), Catherine Ommanney and Mary Schmidt Amons are three of the five women featured in the new Real Housewives of Washington, D.C. Only one of the five actually lives in the District. Kevin Wolf/Bravo hide caption

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Meet The 'Real Housewives' Of Washington, Not D.C.

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(You Got Me) Burning Up Cevin Fisher
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Something Soulive

McKeever Stanley was looking for a job when he enrolled in the State University of New York's Meat Lab course. He says he loves to dress the venison he hunts each fall. David Sommerstein/NPR hide caption

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Want To Open A Slaughterhouse? Go To Meat School

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Darkmatter Andrew Bird
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Fear of the South Tin Hat Trio
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Nickel Mountain Tin Hat Trio
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Roger Corman, who has produced approximately 350 films, says he's always set out with one main objective in mind: to entertain the audience. Getty Images hide caption

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Repertoire Of Horrors: The Films Of Roger Corman

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Alleyway Original Soundtrack
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Second Place: Pound for pound, orangutans use less energy than any mammal ever measured, except for tree sloths. Scientists believe their energy needs may be dialed way down because a staple of their diet in the wild, fruit, can be hard to find for many months of the year. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Orangutans Aren't Lazy, Just Evolved To Hang Around

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Tsetse Fly Martin Denny
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Jungle Drums Martin Denny
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Amidinine [Oh My Friend, Oh My Friend] Toumast
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Sonata in A minor (Op.137, No.2); D.385: I. Allegro moderato Mark Kaplan / David Golub
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Love Chant Mingus Big Band
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